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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

New WTO Notification: G/SPS/N/TPKM/289

Category: Contaminants (pesticides, metals etc.)
Notification Date: 6/18/2013
Final Comment Date: 8/17/2013
Documents Link: http://1.usa.gov/16KECSe

Draft Amendment to The Hygiene Standards for Alcohol Products Containers The draft amendment to part of this appendix of Article 5 includes the additional requirements on the phthalates contents and phthalates migration of plastics and the total phthalates content of polyvinylchloride (PVC) material.

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